Each year cince 1979, Ben & Jerry’s has given out free ice cream on free cone day and mouths are already watering for the global event on Tuesday.
It‘s been a chilly April here in Connecticut so far, but Mother Nature is delivering Spring weather at just the right time for ice cream lovers.
The forecast for Free Cone Day, April 9, is a high of 76 inland and 70 at the shore.
There are seven Ben & Jerry’s shops in Connecticut, but the Milford shop is not participating.
Ben & Jerry's Branford: 978 Main Street, Branford
Ben & Jerry's Canton: 110 Albany Turnpike, Suite 703, Shoppes at Farmington Valley in
Showcase Buckland Hills: 99 Redstone Road, Manchester
Ben & Jerry's Foxwoods Casino: 39 Norwich-Westerly Road, Mashantucket
Ben & Jerry's Mohegan Sun: Mohegan Sun Casino Complex, Unit C130, Mohegan Sun Blvd.
Ben & Jerry's West Hartford, 5 1/2 South Main, West Hartford
The shop at Connecticut Post 14 De Lux, 1201 Boston Post Road in Milford, does not participate in free cone day.